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Victory at Holiday Inn LAX!

  Almost a year ago, CLUE-LA clergy stood with workers outside the Holiday Inn LAX praying for fairness in the Advent season. Now, we give thanksgiving early for the workers’ victory at the Holiday Inn! Our friends at UNITE HERE Local 11 shared this news with us over the  weekend: Employees at the Holiday Inn LAX

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APPLY NOW for our 2013 Summer Fellowship!

Are you looking for a meaningful summer job? Do you want to walk with workers? Do you seek justice in your community? If you answered “yes” to any of those questions, this is the program for you. CLUE-LA’s Ziegler Young Religious Leaders Fellows trains students, youth, clergy, and seminarians in our faith-rooted organizing model, while

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Working for the Kingdom of God: A Farewell Homily from Rev. Erin Tamayo

Our dear friend and sister, Rev. Erin Tamayo, will be leaving for Arizona at the end of 2012. Erin started at CLUE-LA two years ago as an intern, and has been a great leader in our work with the CLEAN Carwash Campaign and with clergy and lay leaders in Inglewood and Santa Monica. We will

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We’re Working For Immigration Reform in 2013 – Join Us!

Will you support our immigration reform work next year? As faith leaders committed to looking beyond self-interest, CLUE-LA leads the charge to demand the selfless pursuit of justice by our elected officials and industry leaders. We win our campaigns because we broaden the righteous message of Immigrant Rights and worker justice groups, saying “Whether this directly affects me or

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Sacred Space: A Reflection on the Black Friday Walmart Strike

  CLUE-LA joined Walmart workers and organizers on Black Friday as they went out on strike in Paramount. Clergy came together to bless the strikers. Some joined neighbors and workers in performing civil disobedience. 9 people were arrested performing civil disobedience at the Paramount Walmart. Two of them, CLUE-LA’s Nicole Brown and United Methodist Church

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Election 2012: The Results

While CLUE-LA does not endorse political parties or candidates running for any office, we can and do take positions on issues and ballot propositions we feel are important to the work we do with working families, disadvantaged Angelenos, immigrants, and people of faith in Los Angeles. To that end, we endorsed votes on some ballot

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Damavandi Family Clams Up; CLUE-LA Reaches Out

In recognition of Rosh Hashanah, local rabbis and Jewish leaders supported by the interfaith clergy and community visited the Damavandi family, owners of Santa Monica Carwash, on Thursday, Sept. 13th for a faith rooted action.  The Damavandi Family received a lawsuit filed by workers on the grounds of wage and rest break violations in May. 

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Success in Long Beach!

The Living Wage Ordinance will be on the Long Beach November Ballot!      CLUE-LA staff hit the pavement side by side with our partners, leaders from the faith community and volunteers to orchestrate a final push to gather petition signatures to qualify for the November ballot by May 4th, 2012. In just six weeks

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Giants of Justice Wrap-up: Call to Action & Celebrate Our Metro Victory

We hope you enjoyed Giants of Justice 2012 Another Congratulations to our honorees..     Dear Friend: Thank you for attending our 2012 Giants of Justice Breakfast–our biggest, most successful event yet!  Surely you enjoyed paying tribute to amazing honorees, hearing world-renowned speakers, and sharing a vision for justice in our city.   From picket lines

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Accepting Applications for our SUMMER INTERNSHIP!

    Apply now!! The applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and will be filled accordingly. All internships will be filled by May 1st. o   Online application here: www.bit.ly/YoungReligiousLeaders o   Resume and references to broberts@cluela.org    

 
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